The Infant Incubator
Photos by Day
The exterior of the brick two-story building.
The incubator area, showing the railings which kept the public away from the incubators and out of the way of the nurses.
Each incubator had a chart affixed on top which showed the vital statistics of the infant within.
But it did not display the infant's full name, as a privacy protection measure.
The infants, swaddled snugly in the 'German' fashion, were suspended in
a padded wire basket bed.
View of the nursery area on the first floor.
Another view of the nursery area showing the basket 'elevator.'
Posed picture of nurses with infants that have 'graduated' from the incubator.
Posing with the infants are nurses especially trained in caring for incubator babies.
Employees and spieler in front of the building. (Library of Congress)
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